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Synonyms of ascend

Verb


1. ascend, go up, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

2. ascend, go back, date back, date from

usage: go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"

3. ascend, accede, enter

usage: become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"

4. ascend, climb up

usage: appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house"

5. ascend, follow, travel along

usage: go along towards (a river's) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware"

6. ascend, slope, incline, pitch

usage: slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill"

7. rise, come up, uprise, ascend, rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise

usage: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"

8. ascend, move up, rise, change

usage: move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

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